Organized by McGill University 6th Annual McGill Summer Institute May 31-June 18, 2021 More information The McGill Summer Institute focuses on the most current best practices, research trends, and implementation science relating to infectious diseases. To safely welcome as many participants as possible, the Summer Institute will be 100% online in 2021. In 2021, the…

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Organized by Friends of the Global Fight President How Can We Prepare for the Next Pandemic? April 28, 2021 RSVP Are you hosting an event soon? Share your event with us by emailing events@globalhealth.org. And, stay up-to-date with the news from the global health community by signing up for our monthly newsletter.

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In the Shadow of COVID-19, the Fight Against AIDS, TB and Malaria Continues By Berk Ehrmantraut, Senior Digital Communications Manager, Friends of the Global Fight Over the past year, COVID-19 has transformed the world. From our work routines and travel to our ability to see friends and family, no aspect of our lives has gone…

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Organized by PATH Revolutionizing the TB journey: A patient’s perspective March 18, 2021 RSVP From diagnosis to treatment and post-cure follow-up, people living with tuberculosis (TB) often undergo a difficult health care journey. Even when the best services are available and affordable, the patient’s experience can be complicated and disjointed. Keyuri Bhanushali is a TB…

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Global Health Council notes: COVID-19 demonstrates that Universal Health Coverage in every community must be the top priority. Increased investment in all seven Global Action Plan accelerators must focus on community health systems so that tests and vaccinations can succeed. Community resilience, sharing best practices, sustainable financing, easy accessible community health centers and health workers…

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Global Health Council was unable to submit statements on all (or some) official agenda items. Global Health Council, supported by the Global Health Technologies Coalition and the Infectious Diseases Society of America, commend WHO and Member States on accelerating efforts to meet global TB elimination goals. The world is not yet on track to end…

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Administration News HHS released National Action Plan for Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria, 2020-2025 The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released the National Action Plan for Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria, 2020-2025, based on the 2014 strategy and the first National Action Plan that was released in 2015. The latest plan was led by the Assistant Secretary…

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Organized by Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria and GBC Health Innovation in the Time of COVID-19: Developing and Scaling New Tools October 21, 2020 RSVP Friends and GBCHealth plan to hold a webinar focused on how private sector innovation in prevention, diagnostics and treatment are shaping the response to HIV/AIDS,…

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Organized by The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 51st Union World Conference on Lung Health October 20 – 24, 2020 More Information The Union World Conference on Lung Health is the world’s largest gathering of clinicians and public health workers, health programme managers, policymakers, researchers and advocates working to end the suffering caused by…

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